Simon Mathews pitched eight innings for the second-consecutive start
First pitch for Saturday's contest is scheduled for 3 p.m.
2015: Appeared in all 53 games, making 52 starts at third base as a sophomore … Finished the season batting .265 (54-for-204) with two home runs, 16 doubles, 24 RBI and 27 runs scored … Also tied for third on the Hoyas with six stolen bases … Finished second on the team and tied for fifth in the BIG EAST with 16 doubles … Had 19 multiple-hit games, including two three-hit games and one four-hit game … Had multiple-hit games in five out of six games from March 7-13 … Went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored on March 8 vs. Northwestern … Went 3-for-5 with his first-career home run, a grand slam, in the eighth inning of a come-from-behind 12-8 victory over Western Michigan on March 13 … Hit a two-run home run on April 24 at Xavier … Went 1-for-3 with an RBI double against St. John’s in the BIG EAST Championships ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on March 9 ... Also named the College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week.
2014: Appeared in all 48 games, making 45 starts (38 at 2b, 7 at SS)... Batted .224 with six doubles, a triple and 19 RBI... Ranked third on the team in RBI... Was on base five times, going 4-for-6 with a walk and an RBI on Feb. 22 against Hartford... Went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored on April 27 at St. John's.
Played for the Alexandria Aces in the Cal Ripken League in the summer of 2014. He batted .282 (24-for-85) with a home run, four doubles and nine RBI.
High School: Appeared at both shortstop and second base as a three-year letterwinner ... Started every game at short as a senior captain in 2013, leading the team to a AAA Liberty District regular season and tournament championship ... Led the district with 26 RBI as a junior, and was selected as the Virginia Stars Co-Hitter of the Month with brother, Josh in April 2012 ... Was the only sophomore on the varsity squad in 2011, making five starts ... Also earned three letters in football, playing tight end and wide receiver for Stone Bridge ... Played club baseball for the Virginia Stars ... Coached by Sam Plank (Stone Bridge) and Carson Carroll (Stars)